Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Lake Michigan Hall
Location Notes:
LMH; 167 across 165

Olympische Spiele M√ľnchen 1972 (Olympic Games Munich)

Artwork
Identifier:
2001.098.1
Artist:
Horst Antes
Credit:
Gift of Marilyn Garber
Medium:
Poster
Date:
1972
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 39.75 in Width: 25.25 in
Description:
Picasso-esque figure with feet and head. Black/white figure against tan background; red, yellow, blue, green.
Historical Context:
Officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, the 1972 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972. This Munich Olympic poster is one of the series of posters by various popular artists of the period commissioned to design the 1972 Olympic Games posters in Germany for their advertising campaign, which aimed to "represent the intertwining of sports and art worldwide".